Open Access Hospitality Journals

A list of Open Access Hospitality journals for you to publish your manuscript in

Hospitality is relationship between the guest and the host, or the act or practice of being hospitable

A journal article is 'open access' when there are no financial, legal or technical barriers to accessing it - that is to say when anyone can read, download, distribute, print, and search it.

This list of Hospitality Open Access journals will hopefully make it easier for you to decide where to publish your Hospitality manuscript.
We made this list which includes all the high-impact factor Hospitality journals that might be relevant to your field of study.In many cases, you only see lists of Hospitality journals, nonetheless, in our case we have made the list with open access Hospitality journals in mind.Use our different columns — number of papers, number of citations, and relevance — to find the best Hospitality venue for your manuscript.

The DOAJ columns refers to the The Directory of Open Access Journals, a list of open access journals, maintained by Infrastructure Services for Open Access.
There are certain criteria a journal must meet to be indexed by DOAJ, and thus inclusion in the DOAJ index is seen by scholars as a mark of quality.

All the open access Hospitality journals in this list are indexed in
If you spot any mistakes in this table of Hospitality OA journals, don’t hesitate to send us an email.

Open Access Hospitality Journals
NameISSNDOAJPublisherNo. of PapersCitationsRelevanceWebsite
Hospitality insights2537-9267Auckland University of Technology (AUT) Library551770.9
Research in hospitality management2224-3534Taylor & Francis25159636.7Website
International hospitality review2516-8142Emerald (MCB UP)10119831.7Website
International journal of tourism & hospitality reviews2395-7654GIAP Journals201930
Tourism and hospitality2673-5768MDPI AG688325Website
Tourism & travelling2544-2295LLC CPC Business Perspectives252924Website
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Frequently Asked Questions

What is Open Access (OA)?
Open Access refers to free access to information and unrestricted use of electronic resources for everyone. Any kind of digital content can be open access, from texts and data to software, audio, and video.
What does “relevance” mean in the table?
If a journal has a relevance of “100”, that means that the journal is fully related to the concept it is listed under. If, on the other hand, a journal has a relevance of “0”, that means that the journal doesn’t have any relation to the topic it is listed under. So Nutrition might have a low relevance when included in Open Computer Science Journals
How do you count total number of citations?
The citations represent the times that works have cited papers under this journal. In our case, we obtain this data from OpenAlex, an open catalog of scholarly papers. It's hard to say how accurate it is but it can give you a general idea on how prestigious the journal is. The more work that have cited it, the better.
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How can I publish my paper on
Our focus at is to disseminate existing open access research papers. For this reason, we do not offer publishing services.
What is an APC?
Authors usually have to pay a one-time Article Processing Charge (APC) to cover the costs of peer review, publishing, and dissemination of published papers in a given journal.
What are the different Open Access types?
Depending on the license, a research paper might be categorised as a) Gold Open Access, which means the paper is freely available and fully accessible to everyone, b) Hybrid Open Access, which means that the authors can pay an APC to make the paper freely available, or c) Green Open Access, which means that there is a possiblity to make subcription based journal articles freely avaiable by uploading the peer-reviewed article to an instiutional repository. Among these, Diamond, Black, and Bronze Open Access also exist.